“White Fathers”: Unboxing archival material at the Ruhr-Universität Bochum

20 December, 2021

Through a donation, the Center for Religious Studies (CERES) at the Ruhr-Universität Bochum received archival materials and objects from the Cologne-based Africa missionaries “White Fathers”. In a special form of the popular unboxing videos, scholars open archive boxes and offer initial research questions about the material. Africa experts are featured, but also academics from other disciplines. You can watch the three episodes of “academic unboxings” below:

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Episode 2:

Episode 3: